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Sep 30, 2012 6:30pm PDT
shows that californians are reluctant to abolish the death penalty. the los angeles times poll shows 38% of voters favor getting rid of it and 51% want to keep t. however, that gap narrows when voters are told the ballot issue will require convicted killers to work in prison and give their earnings to victim's families. we have more on the challenge facing both sides to make their point. >> right now, death row inmates sit in private cells, watching tv, talking to their lawyers, prop 34 putting an end to that and puts them to work. >> reporter: but makes them no longer death row inmates. sentencing them to life if prison without the possibility of parole. it also requires every person convicted of murder to work in prison and pay restitution to the victim's families. representatives from both sides spoke on cbs 5 eyewitness this morning. >> i think when i read the cases of the people who are on death row it is stunning in the evil we are looking at. >> reporter: steve is the district attorney for san mateo county. he is antiprop 34. >> there needs to be, in our society, some differenc
Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm PDT
is in los angeles tonight. his first stop on a two day trip to the state. mr. obama has three events in la including a rally featuring george clooney, stevie wonder and jennifer hudson. 9 of those visits on this trip. tomorrow president obama will attend a campaign fundraiser at the bill graham civic auditorium in san francisco. final bay area visit before the election. already raised more than $30 million in california. earlier in the day, he'll be in the central valley to announce caesar should have ez national -- chavez national monument. >>> battleground state of florida. he was confident he will win florida and move into the white house in january. later he stopped by a seafood restaurant to shake hands and pick up take out. >>> food labeling is the subject of a controversial initiative on the november november ballot. proposition 37 would require food -- both sides discussed the issue on cbs 5 this morning. supporters of proposition 37 say genetic engineering forces insec at this sized into food. opponents argue the fda says genetically engineered foods are safe to eat. >> geneticall
Oct 14, 2012 6:30pm PDT
endeavour has finally reached its new los angeles home. the spacecraft arrived at the california science center just after 2:00 this afternoon. it was supposed the arrive around 9:00 last night but endeavour was delayed navigating around utility poles and street lights and trees. despite the trip even the youngest fans were still captivated. >> i said to mommy can we go to the space shuttle tomorrow? and she said yes. and why i want to go here is because it's my first time to see one. >> and it's estimated one million people lined the shuttle's route from l. a. x. to the science center. endeavour will now be on permanent display to help inspire new generation of astronauts. >>> they've been easing back slowly over the past several days but still about $4.55 per gallon is taking a toll on us. where will prices go from here. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec explains the issue may be decided in court. >> reporter: when it comes to the gas price roller coaster, california is always riding high. >> i just think it's a ripoff. >> reporter: in some cases, experts warn it could get worse because of i
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